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. but when it comes to education we are not. we are dead last. as the world becomes more technoledge kal, 20 years from now, what is america. when we are boeing to understand the technology that we are going to be relying upon. >> if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped it. moved my family out. people in the ghetto have no clue of where we are going. that is what we need to get them excited on. we need to get them excited about stem. educating people to caulk into the world and contribute and participate. the common thread throughout the middle east and america is a lot of young people who have had education in middle eastern countries, and there is no job at the end of the line for them and this creates huge resentment and frustration you have seen a lot of leaders being toppled. what do leaders and countries need to adopt to stop this cycle now youth who feel not able to fulfill their potential? >> economic development. when you have young people with amazing ideas. you don't have the system to actually deal with this huge issue add to that the governments that have fallen, the new st
is markettedly successful in generating business investment in virginia. the virginia education association said our education budget was the best they'd seen in a number of years. senators clinton and wyden, and carey, we worked together. they publicly stated how we worked together on issues whether it's health screenings of newborn children or expanding access to broadband, and then when tim was taking office, here's what a newspaper said, quote, "if tim kaine is looking for a role model as the chief executive, george allen's term as governor was one of the most con convince issue in the 21st century" that was about job creation and freezing tuition, and the champions of small business and job creators know my record and know tim and the u.s. chamber of commerce, and the nfib -- >> time. >> endorsed me. >> that's time, governor. >> governor kaine, turning to libya, there's reports suggesting the u.s. consulate in benghazi nay not have had security despite the warnings of the heightened risks. do you think the obama situation could have handled better before or after the attack? >> i don't know
or form, but when it comes to education, we are not. we are dead last when it comes to education. as the world becomes more technological, 20 years from now, what is america? when you didn't even educate the people to understand the technology we are relying upon? so, you know, if you go to ghettos, i survived and escaped the ghetto, moved my whole family out. people in the ghetto have no clue where we are going technologically. stem is the future. it's what we need to get the 7-year-olds geared upon. get them excited about stem because that's sustainability as well. it's a different type of sustainability, it's educating people to walk into the world where they can contribute and participate in this global community year 2040. >> the common thread throughout the middle east and america is a lot of young people who have had perhaps education they couldn't have had before in many middle eastern countries. they are better educated. there's no job at the end of the line. it creates frustration. so much that you have seen a lot of leaders toppled. i'm sure there's more to come. what
of quality in a child care setting is the training and education of the workforce, if we can up the bar on that. i think there's a lot that can be done. i think that, as far as quality is concerned -- you have about 28 states with a quality rating system. that is a really good thing. it is tough to be a parent. what questions do you ask? what do you look for? i think every parent wants the warm person who is going to be friendly and nice and you can click with because you want somebody who will love your children, but at the same time, the expectation should be if you are in a business with children, there should be other criteria. you should not have a history of violent offenses, so you would be no harm to the child. you should have some minimum training so that what you are doing can nurture the children and, hopefully, put them in a situation better ready to succeed when they start school. unfortunately, as i said, what we have seen from our studies is that is not happening. i want to end with one other thing it is called parents and the high costs of child care. we are not where we
change these patterns are educating parents and use that getting drunk on the weekends is neither healthy, cool, nor an expected part of american culture. let me talk about treatment for drug use. in to the and 11, 21.6 million people aged 12 and older, that is 8.4%, it needed treatment for an illicit drug problem. of those only 2.3 million receive treatment at a special the facility. often, the reason for not seeking treatment include lack of coverage or an inability to afford it. while we have a long journey ahead with regard to prevention and treatment, the good news is we are embarking on a time when we are to the accessibility to achievement for the affordable care act, after parity disorder services, and we are actively working on quality treatment .hrough samhsa's efforts again, i want to thank you all for your interest today. and thank you for helping us to spread the message of recovery. i will turn the microphone back to dr. clark. >> thank you, pam hyde. since his appointment, r. gil kerlikowske has been a driving force in implementing the policy. he coordinates all aspects of
investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> schieffer: and we're back now with our panel, larry sabato. i want to come back to you. how important do you think this debate is going to be, this first one? >> it's critical to mitt romney. he really does have to show his stuff there, and he has to-- he has to change his emage. he has the image of a kru club republican. he has to go after president obama in a coherent way with a real message. but, you know, history tells me, bob, that generally speaking, the challenger does gain from the first debate. it will be a surprise if he doesn't gain. and he very much needs to. he needs to get some momentum. based on history, i would say the odds favor mitt romney in the first debate. >> schieffer: let me ask you about your home state, virginia. your center is headquartered at u.v.a. what's happening there? is this going to come down to virginia? a lot of people think it might. >> well, it could. obviously, it would have to be very close to
the quality of education. >> when you look at the budgets, they're talking about slashing our investment in education. >> their conclusion is the greatest determiner of the success of a school system was the quality of the teacher. >> i get frustrated when i wear teacher bashing. >> you were lucky enough to attend cran brooke. >> i was delighted to have a terrific education. >> we pay taxes so kids who are going to public schools can have good teachers and can succeed. >> let's get to our pnler panan. we're joined by thomas frank, us a latest book is out in paper book. we're also joined by the managing editor of thegrio.com joy ann reid. mitt romney talked about education and it reminded me of that time when he went to an inner city school not far from where you were in philadelphia and he lectured teachers about class size citing mckenzie research. your response to what he said? >> i don't know if i have a response for that. >> try not to use an expletive if you can. >> their overwhelming research says the opposite of what mitt romney is saying. the schools that fare the best are the sc
. investment in education long- term is an investment in jobs. our children have to be able to compete in the 21st century, so this is not about building jobs. this is about bringing those companies here and building on the assets. we can do it, but we have to work to do that. >> what about jobs and being specific about jobs? >> congress does not create jobs. congress can prohibit or promote in the private sector, a predominantly small business, so i have spent a good deal of time talking to people in small business. one thing they find is the rash of lawsuits. i have a law that would change that as opposed to litigation. secondly, if you speak to small business people, they are talking about the uncertainty created by taxes coming forward on january 1. i support and now that we have not allowed those taxes to go up. now president obama said we ought to extend those tax cuts. we need to do it once again. regulatory reform, i have had a number of bills on which i have voted that have gone to the senate. we need senators to our. >> the second question comes from me, and it is for you. yo
is your educational policy? we don't have answers. the only thing is polarization is reducing political discourse into something that is simplistic to. not only the arab world is falling into that trap but we in the west read this situation to these lengths and egypt is in danger. too many men are wearing head scarves now. the symbol is dynamic and you can laugh but i am sorry to tell you the media coverage is too often the case that we are reducing the reality of a country on symbols. how many women and how many men. what is your position on sharia, if you use the term is over. that is the reality of the simplistic discussion we have. but once again what i am saying to the muslim countries in the arab world you cannot blame the west to reduce the political discourse. this is what is happening in the muslim countries themselves. this is the problem. by going beyond us, polarization is there and we have to move beyond us and we have to face -- this is the second part of the book. what i am trying to tackle, way forward. the critical questions that we have. we have five main areas where w
as a politician is hoping to change the game of education, to make it possible for all kids regardless of background or race to get the kind of schooling that will enable them to live their lives beyond a dream. >> kevin johnson of sacramento, california believes the time is now to issue a wakeup call to address the state of education among youth in america. johnson says the real facts are alarming. schools are failing children, which is why it's launched a program called stand up for great schools. it's an evaluational initiative, a fight for kids to achieve a solid foundation in school. >> i thought education was supposed to be my future. >> he believes you can't have a great city without great schools. >> the time is now. we're losing our children. if we as a faith community don't lead the way, then who do we think is going to lead the way. >> kelly: jonathan helped to organize the faith leaders policy summit recently held in atlanta, georgia. he's urging faith leaders and even civil rights leaders in the african-american community to mobilize their churches to help kids, parents, a
-year low prompting alarm bells from educational leaders who say more than half of students probably won't succeed in college. the organization that gives the s.a.t. says totals among every racial group except asian students were down since 2006. the result of more kids taking the test and correlation between high scores and income levels. and from bad to worse. okay. last night's final play between the seattle seahawks and the green bay packers gave the seahawks a win even know the nfl admitted today it was wrong. the league said a correct penalty call would have given the packers a victory. but it couldn't use instant replay to reverse it. fire storm criticism continues to rage out on replacement refs with packers guard t.j. lang tweeting today [ bleep ] nfl, fine me and use the money to pay the regular refs. all the regular refs have been locked out because of a paid dispute with the nfl. some pretty strong language there. you know what i think, wolf, everybody agrees they just want this thing resolved. reach an agreement already. >> i got to tell you, the nfl is the leadership. they
sekeds. >>> as part of the nbc news universal commitment to education we are taking a week-long look at finding solutions to somef our most pressing problems with education nation. school choices is part of the debate. romney's campaign is no different. take a listen. >>f a student wants to go to a charter school or parhial or private school, the student can gond t fedal mey gs ttu. so that we -- we allow more choice for parents. i like every parent to have a choicend every child to have a chance. >>s for the teachers savannah guthrie sat d withresint amd d a strike in his hometown of chicago which pitted his former chief of staff against unions who support politically he does dependon. >> mitt romney said that president obama has chosen his side in this fight that you sided wh us a l spring he said he can't talk up reform while indulging in groups that block it. >> well, you know, i think governor romney and a number of folks try to politicize the issue and do a lot of tcher bashing. en ieeeachsllcr e coy,hee devoted and so dedicated to their kids. what we have tried to do is act
for educators and districts to make better decisions and help get evidence in a way, and in some ways that type of tool would make what they're trying to do a lot easier. >> thank you. >> i think you are the designated responder here. >> first of, it's great to get to the panel. it's fab it's aic. it there are so many good points to bring in the paper. i'm not going to spend time addressing all of them. afterwards i would like follow up with each you. it's going to make it better and stronger for for one note in the add yins you'll be on a panel like this what was life like before the app store. it they'll be shocked when you ask the question, not because you old but because they can't imagine what life was like before the app store. what you are seeing is incredible. where the imeerps and companies come from? what it is about transparency about you're getting. that's yew it's out there. you can count the things on your tablet and smartphone. we want to take the entrepreneurial innovation and use it to give teachers better tools in the classroom. that's what. the consumer report for educational
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> continuing coverage of the junta virus scare. a whole new round of testing got underway today. >> yosemite park workers have been ordered not to talk about it publicly, but today, california health officials tested 100 employees on a voluntary basis for the junta virus. there have been nine confirmed cases. today workers filled out a questionnaire, and gave blood. >> the blood test will be looking at infection, any past infection, and the questionnaire shows their work habits, their living habits. >> reporter: today's testing is a pilot program. >> we know that when people get sick from junta virus and show symptoms, the mortality rate is very high. many get sick and die. it would really be important to know for any health official to und
to the clinton global initiative and sat down with education nation. president obama spoke to the u.n. general assembly, follow that, abc aired an interview he and the first lady taped for "the view." the meeting of the united nations general assembly has put foreign policy front and center. president obama used the ait tack on the u.s. consulate in libya and the death on ambassador stevens to make the case for a broader philosophy regarding the future of the relations between the middle east and the west. >> the events of the last two weeks also speaks to the need for all of us to honestly address the tensions between the west and the arab world that is moving towards democracy. >> while he made clear that the video that sparked the violence was not reflective of american values the president defended the u.s. response and underscored that free speech is essential to prosperity and to peace. >> as president of our country, and commander in chief of our military, i accept that people are going to call me awful things every day. and i will always defend their right to do so. >> the president th
to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> crews in san jose are working to reopen a road that was closed down early this morning when a driver hit a pole knocking down several power lines. the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the interception of almendinger expressway. it appears the 18-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. she suffered nonlife threatening injuries. thousands of people lost power overnight but power has since been restored. >>> an arson investigation is under way after fire destroyed a south bay warehouse. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose where the flames make some near by apartment residents pretty nervous, matt. >> reporter: ken, we watched some work crews put up this chain link fence around the warehouse. the only thing still standing is some of the fence of the front section as the flames de
many people had high hopes in. very cosmopolitan, western educated, although syrian born, she had a position on wall street but the reading untranslated brokerage firm. this again created this image or profile of a modernized, westernized pro-reform couple. she engaged in a lot of activities that lend credence to this profile in terms of civil society, in terms of supporting women's rights in syria and across the region. but i haven't spoken with her recently, but i suspect perhaps the same thing happen to her. the kool-aid of power just as the sade. they became much more comfortable and they are stuck now. she is stuck. what can she do? she has to support her husband and the regime response to this. i do believe that bashar and his supporters and even his wife believe they are doing the right thing. that is their conceptual paradigm, which is different from anybody else. they think they are saving the country and they really believe it and have been consistent with this. we think it is a misdirection and denial to everything else going on. but in my view, i believe they really th
a dozen schools in new york city. the education department has announced they are making the morning after pill available to high school students. the department says girls as young as 14 will be able to get plan b emergency contraception without a parent's consent. it is designed to help prevent teen pregnancy. parents have been notified about the program, and how their daughters can opt out. >> it comes in handy for the girls who need it that like to have sex and don't want to get pregnant. >> more than 7,000 girls in new york city will become pregnant by the age 17. 90% of those pregnancies are unplanned, and more than half are terminated. >>> aviation officials say close calls are still a big problem on airport runways. the faa says since 2008 there have been about three incidents a day in which a plane or vehicle gets on a runway by mistake. that is an average of 1,000 incidents a year. the faa says about a dozen are serious enough to warrant an investigation each year. >> things are back to normal at international airport this morning after a bomb threat last night. investigators sea
tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turns to your financial goals... turn to us. if you need anything else, let me know. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. an uncharacteristically negative place for such a positive company... place... we go... when we describe our yogurt. tillamook yogurt has no high fructose corn syrup. no artificial sweeteners. no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. that's no, no, no and... no. of course, sometimes no is a good thing. in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet f
: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >> plays up to 68 minutes at sfo. it is not as bad for the east bay and south bay. the fog will clear within the next few hours. the sun will come out and it will be a beautiful weekend. triple digits sunday and monday. for today, much more comfortable. morning fog with ease and '90s. eight days a spare the air day. that means higher temperatures and for air quality so keep that in mind. sunday and monday, a triple digits and a lot of '90s. we will have an excessive heat watch the
and education. by the way, it's rich. george you covered this race very carefully. governor romney during the primary, when his opponents complained, he stopped whining. he questioned the president on, making us a less christian nation. give me a break. you know, presidential campaigns are tough, but we're saying the truth about what governor romney wants to do. but, we're very confident with the case. we're going to make proactively about the president. >> the governor has shown that he can be tough in these debates as you pointed out. we're seeing reports that he's preparing some zingers. >> i think the president views this as part of the entire campaign. you know, our convention, the events that we do in battleground states. ads we're running. now, the debates. a chance to have a conversation with the american people. now, governor romney clearly, that i have been practicing these zingers and lines for months. but that's ultimately not what the american people are looking for, some may judge those to be some ranked well, but the american people are going to be listening not for a cleve
dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. wild fire is still burning. they found in 84 year-old man's body and if home. neighbors say he had only one leg and was adamant that he would not evacuate. he said he was going to stay and ride out. the 280 a. blaze is still not contained. >> looks like we're in for a warming trend >> you're right that begins at around thursday. we could get pretty close to 90 for places like antioch and fair filled later on today. we do have some cloud cover to contend with. 51 in san francisco same for san jose. upper '40's and oakland and concord at 52. no issues on the freeway for fairfield fairview concord and hayward. clear conditions and to the latter morning hours. by noon lunch time you may want the outside. 80 degrees and sunny. temperatures are similar to what we saw yesterday '70s
medicare, cuts to education and tax cuts to the rich, he's been very forceful about contrasting his views on things with what he says are the views to the other side which are sort of embracing a host of unpopular positions to these constituencies he's mobilizing the debates and had success with it and police tried to paint romney as an out of touch equity guide working-class person of the team that it's been fairly successful strategy particularly but only with the base but white working-class voters to be competitive in this election the obama team realized correctly there is a very off-putting thing about romney which is embodied in the republican party these days, but romney doesn't particularly without saying a word of the republican performance. it has been designed to optimize the things they might say that what really ticked off the base for the democratic party and raise concerns among independent voters. they probably couldn't have done much better captured by the elements that are far away by the level of conservatism and social issues, paul business of corrupting paul ryan and
-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>pam: the iphone 5 has sold out in the plant that produces high hall had sold all. shahada cost [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >> chevron inspected the 200 ft. tied back in november of 2011. it
to tackle those questions. stephanie krauss is a former dropout who runs an education institution in st. louis which operates a charter high school for high-risk students. adam stelts er i a nasa enginee. he helped design the landing for the curiosity mission to mars but once came close to dropping out of high school himself. we profile professor victor rees, a former gang member and high school dropout who now studies young men like himself. he teaches sociology at the university of california santa barbara. professor rees, if you failed classes, if you've missed credits, do we set too high a bar in america to graduate? do schools make it too tough to get back on track? >> i think so. ray, i think that what happens is that sometimes we give up on kids too soon. sometimes we want to teach to the test instead of teaching to transform. and sometimes that comes from top-down poly. so on the ground level, educators are trying genuinely to help young people out but sometimes they're forced to live by the standards of the test versus living by the standards of supporting young people's develo
. >> reporter: from there, romney turned to education policy at a forum sponsored by nbc news. >> we have proven that sending a lot of money to failed schools to pay the same teachers to do the same things will not make any difference. the real key is leadership in drawing the best and brightest to the profession, giving them the right incentives, promoting the very best, helping our students have discipline in the classroom, insisting on the participation of parents. >> reporter: the candidate new york city stop came as another poll. this one from the "washington post" found ohio swinging toward the obama column. no republican has won the white house without ohio. with that in mind, romney and running mate paul ryan began a bus tour through ohio this afternoon. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. supreme court upheld west virginia's congressional redistricting plan today. critics of the redistricting had argued that the populations within newly drawn districts were too far out of balance, but the supreme court reversed a lower court ruling and said the state legislatures was correct in trying to keep coun
permanent base on the moon. >> commerce, education, and the-- um, what's the third one there? >> her little daughter took that-- took that vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation. >> commerce, education and-- um-- the um-- um-- >> okay, libya. president obama supported-- the uprising, correct? >> president obama wants to-- once said he wants everybody in america to go to college. what a snob! >> oops. >> jon: oh, right. that concludes our segment "mitt romney is the s.e.c.-luckiest dude on the planet." welcome back! my guest tonight is the reigning king of jordan. welcome back to the program king abdullaabdull abdullah ii. (cheers and applause) thank you so much for being here again. i just wanted to let you know as an emissary of the united states our president, i know, was scheduled to meet with you today. (laughter) he was not doing a stupid t.v. show. (laughter) he was very busy with strategic-- meetings. (laughter) whoopi goldbergstan, i believe it is. >> i heard. >> jon: that the talk of-- you were at the u.n. today. does anyone-- is there any discussion amon
education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> pelley: we got a look today at the s.a.t. scores for members p the high school class of 2012. many are college freshmen now. but the results show that more hoan half of those who took the test-- 57%-- are not ready for notege. the average reading score is the lowest in 40 years. the college board-- which administers the test-- says a more rigorous high school curriculum could help boost bose scores. spain is having the worst wildfire season in a decade. 2,000 people were forced to flee their homes east of valencia in the early morning hours. heavy winds fed the flames that glowed across the hillside. so far no one's been hurt. the cause of the fire is under investigation. we don't you have been report on minor traffic accidents on this deoadcast, but we have to make an exception for this one in russia. veve a look.
so much better than the national average. teen pregnancy going down because of education. it's not because of education. it's because they're handing out semily abortion. >> dana: this is another example of parents giving over control to the state, to the government, to do the job they're supposed to be doing. talking to the kids about sex and the consequences of it. instead, now you don't have to, because you let the state do it for you. i think it's appalling. i have to -- do you have to show i.d. and be 18 to buy sudafed but you can get a morning after pill. there is medical side effects and other stuff that goes with it. >> bob: i know this sits well with you. >> eric: i have a huge problem with it. it's parents not being paren parents. personal responsibility comes to play in a lot of things, parenting especially. teaching kids about the sex education. teaching kids, boys and girls about the pregnancies. the teen pregnancies. if you remove it to and give it to the school we try to fix it. >> kimberly: if you're a parent, you want to know, wouldn't you? >> bob: i don't li
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